Design Assistant

Apr 25, 2013
May 25, 2013
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Random House Children?s Design group is looking for design support for their interior design and retouching team. This person will support cover designers with retouching and prepress work?color-correcting art, comping images, creating dies and templates, retouching photographs and illustrations. This member of the team will also assist cover designers with reprint corrections and the interior design of young adult and middle grade novels.

Responsibilities include:

1.Digital correction of art (both photographic and illustrated) in Photoshop
2.Creation of templates and mechanicals
3.Prepress work on existing files
4.Creation of interior sample pages based on jacket & cover designs
5.Making reprint corrections to interiors and covers
6.Attend production meetings and report on project status

Our requirements
Candidates must have prior office experience. Ideal candidate will be highly organized and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Successful candidate must be able to handle multiple projects independently. Must be able to work on a Mac. Familiarity with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop a plus.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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